I am looking to build a new rig. Here is the current build I was thinking of going with.
I was looking at a 6 core because my common daily load at any given time is:
Modded Skyrim (ENB "Somber", 2-4k textures, 450+ mods, tons of scripts, 80+ npcs) It can bring the best PC's to it's knees @10-20fps outside.
Watching Twitch / Streaming
6-10 Web Tabs open
Bandicam / Fraps (Recording games)
Music running sometimes
My i5 has been able to run every game I throw at it, Dying Light being the latest. I have just hit a wall with scripts and speed with my Skyrim.
As to my GPU I got a Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit. But not happy with AMD's lack of support with ENB's. So going with 980 8gb when they come out in march since Nvidia is what the creator of ENB based his code around. A modded Skyrim has a 4gb cap due to it being a 32bit engine, so with a ENB you can expand that with Ram and GPU size.
I been told liquid cooled is loud and air cooled can do the job just as good if not better. So with that note been looking at the Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO. Fans (140mm) I been tossing around Noctua or Phanteks. What do you guys suggest?
So do you think a 4 core will keep my daily workload flowing or stay with a 6 core? A lot of people, who I am not sure understand what a modded Skyrim consists of, are saying get the 4 core i7.
Overview of Parts:
CPU - Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor
CPU Cooler - Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
Motherboard - Asus X99-PRO ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard
Memory - Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory
Storage - (Got already) Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive "Skyrim / MO" & 250GB for OS
Case - Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case
Power Supply - EVGA SuperNOVA 1000G2 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
GPU - 980 8gb "When it comes out in March"
I am open to any suggestions, this is why I posted here. Love this site for great peeps that aim to help out.